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    • NCRP01880

    • North Carolina Shipbuilding Company
    • Launching party of the SS John P. Mitchell. Miss Dorothy Sutherland was the sponsor and resentative of New Hanover High School. The ship was christened on May 23, 1943, at the North Carolina Shipbuilding Company located in Wilmington, NC.
    • NCRPC01841

    • North Carolina Shipbuilding Company
    • Launching party of the SS Santa Luisa on April 2, 1946 at the North Carolina Shipbuilding Company in Wilmington, NC. Hull number 242. Pictured left to right are: Mrs. Haskell Rhett, of Wilmington; Mr. Godfrey MacDonald, passenger and traffic...
    • NCRPC01854

    • North Carolina Shipbuilding Company
    • Launching party of the SS Charles C. Pinckney, hull number 7, on May 10, 1942, at the North Carolina Shipbuilding Company in Wilmington, NC. Pictured are Tuny McMahon, sponsor; Katherine Rhee, maid of honor (plaid suit); Mrs. McMahon, mother of...
    • NCRPC01856

    • North Carolina Shipbuilding Company
    • Launching party of the SS Jeremiah Van Rensselaer on June 7, 1942, at the North Carolina Shipbuilding Company in Wilmington, NC. Pictured as Miss Ages Morton, sponsor and grandaughter of Hugh MacRae, Director of North Carolina Shipbuilding Company;...
    • NCRPC01858

    • North Carolina Shipbuilding Company
    • Launching of the SS Joseph Hewes, hull 26, on March 19, 1942, at the North Carolina Shipbuilding Company in Wilmington, NC. It was the seventh vessel constructed at the shipyard. Pictures is Mrs. Thomas Hewes, sponsor.
    • NCRPC01862

    • North Carolina Shipbuilding Company
    • Launching party of the SS Hannis Taylor, on May 31, 1943, at the North Carolina Shipbuilding Company in Wilmington, NC. Pictured left to right are Robert Tate, of Wilmington; Robert Tate Jr.; unknown person; Mrs. Robert Tate; unknown person;...
    • NCRPC01864

    • North Carolina Shipbuilding Company
    • The christening of the SS James Sprunt took place February 2, 1943, at the North Carolina Shipbuilding Company in Wilmington, NC. Pictured left to right are Miss Jane Sprunt, Mrs. Alex Sprunt, Mrs. J. Dalzell Sprunt, S.P. Ware, and Miss Charlotte...
    • NCRPC01865

    • North Carolina Shipbuilding Company
    • Launching of the SS James Sprunt, hull 64, on February 2, 1943, at the North Carolina Shipbuilding Company in Wilmington, NC. The ship was sponsored by Miss Charlotte Sprunt. Pictured left to right are: J. Lawrence Sprunt, uncle of sponsor;...
    • NCRPC01866

    • North Carolina Shipbuilding Company
    • Launching of the SS Roger Moore on March 31, 1943, at the North Carolina Shipbuilding Company in Wilmington, NC. Miss Alice B. Moore, a descendant of Roger Moore, was the sponsor. From left to right Louis T. Moore, Mrs Roger Moore, Roger Moore, Ann...
    • NCRPC01867

    • North Carolina Shipbuilding Company
    • Launching of the SS John N. Maffitt on August 4, 1943, at the North Carolina Shipbuilding Company in Wilmington, NC. Pictured left to right are Mr. C.D. Maffitt, of Wilmington; unknown person; Mrs. R.H. Holland, of Wilmington; Mrs. Maffitt; three...
    • NCRPC01868

    • North Carolina Shipbuilding Company
    • Launching of the SS Abner Nash, hull 41, on November 15, 1942, at the North Carolina Shipbuilding Company in Wilmington, NC. The sponsor was Mrs. J. Lawrence Sprunt. Pictured left to right are Roger Williams, president of the North Carolina...
    • NCRPC01869

    • North Carolina Shipbuilding Company
    • Launching of the SS John Merrick, on July 11, 1943, at the North Carolina Shipbuilding Company in Wilmington, NC. Martha M. Donnell, the daughter of John Merrick, was the sponsor. According to William Reaves' "Strength Through Struggle," the ship...
    • NCRPC01870

    • North Carolina Shipbuilding Company
    • Launching of the SS Flora MacDonald on January 30, 1943, at the North Carolina Shipbuilding Company in Wilmington, NC. Miss Sue Harden MacPherson was the sponsor representing Flora MacDonald College.
    • NCRPC01871

    • North Carolina Shipbuilding Company
    • Launching of the SS Ephraim Brevard on Jan. 24, 1943, at the North Carolina Shipbuilding Company in Wilmington, NC. Mrs. R.L. Harris was the sponsor. Pictured far right is Lt. Gov. Harris of North Carolina.
    • NCRPC01873

    • North Carolina Shipbuilding Company
    • Launching of the SS Chatham C. Lyon on July 27, 1943, at the North Carolina Shipbuilding Company located in Wilmington, NC. Mrs. M.L. Clark, the daughter of Chatham C. Lyon, was the sponsor.
    • NCRPC01874

    • North Carolina Shipbuilding Company
    • Launching of the SS William D. Moseley on March 5, 1943, at the North Carolina Shipbuilding Company located in Wilmington, NC. Pictured are: Mrs. O.O. Cooper, mother of sponsor (second from left); Mr. Sherwood Dudley (third from left); Mr. O.O....
    • NCRPC01875

    • North Carolina Shipbuilding Company
    • Launching of the SS William L. Davidson on March 24, 1943, at the North Carolina Shipbuilding Company located in Wilmington, NC. Mrs. Chalmers Davidson, the sponsor, is pictured with a delegation from Davidson College.
    • NCRPC01876

    • North Carolina Shipbuilding Company
    • Launching of the SS Robert Rowan on April 6, 1943, at the North Carolina Shipbuilding Company located in Wilmington, NC. Miss Jeane Ashcraft Huske, descendant of Robert Rowan, is listed as the sponsor.
    • NCRPC01877

    • North Carolina Shipbuilding Company
    • Launching of the Joseph A. Brown on April 30, 1943, at the North Carolina Shipbuilding Company located in Wilmington, NC. Mrs. E.K. Proctor, daughter of Joseph A. Brown, was listed as the sponsor.
    • NCRPC01878

    • North Carolina Shipbuilding Company
    • Launching of the SS Robert F. Hoke on May 4, 1943, at the North Carolina Shipbuilding Company located in Wilmington, NC. Mrs. Arthur R. Newcombe, grandaughter of Robert F. Hoke, was the sponsor.

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